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The New Politics Forum

The New Politics Forum (NPF) is an educational outreach program that offers a series of conferences, trainings, and events that are strictly nonpartisan, youth-focused, and taught by active political professionals.

Post-Election Debriefing (LIVESTREAMED)
November 2014
Austin, Texas
The 2014 Post-Election Debriefing will give participants the opportunity to hear from researchers, journalists, and campaign professionals about hot topics during the election. Join us to discuss what went right (for the winners), what went wrong (for the losers), and where we go from here. Registration open soon!
2014 Texas Legislative Intern Seminar
January 24, 2015
Austin, Texas
The Texas Legislative Intern Seminar is a one-day, nonpartisan training for interns working at the Capitol, in district offices, or for lobbyist or advocacy organizations during the 85th Texas Legislative Session. From professional behavior to the "ins-and-outs" of the legislative provess, participants will have the opportunity to hear from professional practitioners from many different walks of Capitol life. Produced in partnership with The Texas Politics ProjectRegistration open soon!

Contact Emily Einsohn at or 512.471.7214.

September 19-21, 2014
Austin, Texas
In partnership with The Texas Tribune, the New Politics Forum once again hosted the special student-only events at the Fest, including a Pre-Festival Student Summit and the #TTFstudents Lounge. Meet the New Politics Forum Ambassadors at the Fest, view photos from speaker meet & greets in the #TTFstudents Lounge, and check out our collection of favorite moments and tweets from the weekend.


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The New Politics Forum is supported by the generosity of the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation.